London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
THEVENOT, Jean de (1633-1667). The Travels ... into the Levant ... newly done out of French. London: H. Clarke for H. Faithorne, J. Adamson [and others], 1687. 2° (307 x 190mm). Engraved portrait by Faithorne and 3 plates (upper cover, portrait and first 2 leaves detached, occasional light discolouration). 18th-century half calf (rubbed, corners worn).
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. 'Thévenot's travels mark the beginning of the grand epoch of travel and exploration in the Levant', (Blackmer Catalogue). Wing T887.
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